ISLAMABAD – In order to provide an opportunity to researchers to get together and present their research work in field of Zoology, a 3-day Pakistan congress of Zoology conference (international) scheduled to be commenced today (Tuesday) at Jinnah Convention Centre.Federal Secretary Ministry of Science and technology Akhlaq Tarar will inaugurate the international conference. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Pir Mehar Ali Shah (PMAS) Arid Agriculture University have organized this event. In the event 1,500 professors, researchers, professionals, field biologists, conservationists, wildlife park managers, foresters, students, Ph.D. scholars, and members of NGOs from national and international institutions will attend the congress and present their deliberations. More than 500 research papers will be presented in three sessions daily for three days by the researchers from all over the country. A wealth of knowledge will be gathered through this event which afterwards will be published in the form of proceedings of the congress to serves as a reference document for conservation and management of natural biological resources of the country. Besides presenting research papers on different topics in various technical sessions of the Congress, highly talented and acclaimed zoologists will be decorated with Mujib Memorial Gold Medal, Muzaffer Ahmad Gold Medal, Muhammad Afzal Hussain Qadri Memorial Gold Medal, Prof. Imtiaz Ahmad Gold Medal, Ahmad Mohiuddin Memorial Gold Medal, Prof Dr SNH Naqvi Gold Medal, Afsar Mian Gold Medal, Prof AR Shakoori Gold Medal, Prof Dr Mirza Azhar Beg Gold Medal, Prof Dr Nasima M Tirmiza Gold Medal, and Zoologist of the Year Award.